Amec Foster Wheeler Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   GBP per share 
 Price  4.12
 Dividend  0.43
 Earnings  0.33
 Cash-flow  0.40
 Book value  5.15
 Equity  3.93

Amec Foster Wheeler is part of Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. business, which is part of Oil and Gas industry. Amec Foster Wheeler is a company from UK, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Amec Foster Wheeler paid a total dividend of 168 million GBP last year, for a market value of 1,611 millions (Market Cap 1,610 millions). Dividend per share of Amec Foster Wheeler is 0.43 GBP, and his stock market price 4.12 GBP.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Amec Foster Wheeler has a dividend yield of 10.51%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from UK. It is also bigger than average of Oil and Gas industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Amec Foster Wheeler dividend yield with other Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. companies or firms from UK.

Dividend yield of Amec Foster Wheeler

Amec Foster Wheeler Dividend Payout

About the ability of Amec Foster Wheeler to maintain his current dividend of GBP 0.43 per share, an amount that accounts for 10.51%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Amec Foster Wheeler payout on ernings is currently 130.30%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Oil and Gas industry, which are 39.01% and 34.12% respectively. Both figures show that Amec Foster Wheeler can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Amec Foster Wheeler is GBP 0.40 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of GBP 0.43, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Amec Foster Wheeler, compared againt world market average, UK companies, Oil and Gas industry and Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. sector companies.

Amec Foster Wheeler payout

Amec Foster Wheeler Stock performance

Finally, last moth Amec Foster Wheeler showed a return of -3.90% compared to a worldwide -6.13% average, and a -5.38% of Oil and Gas firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -48.30% versus a worldwide performance of a -5.78%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for UK and Oil Equipment Services and Distrib. firms.

Amec Foster Wheeler stock and market return

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